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Scan npm for available package names

install

npm install available -g

usage

cli

Get available names from the npm registry:

$ available
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Full options list:

Usage:
    available [optional-name] <options>

    Scan npm for available package names.

Examples:

    Print lots of possible names:
        available
        available --offline

    Check for a certain name:
        available my-cool-name
        available my-cool-name --related
        available my-cool-name --offline

Flags:
    -r, --related    Search for related module names (Uses thesaurus)
    -o, --offline    Force offline mode (Does not verify names are actually available)
    -v, --version    Show current version
    -h, --help       Show usage information

api

available.getNames(opts, next)

Get available package names from npm.

If opts.online is true, verify that the names are actually available. Otherwise, a local package name database is used, which may be slightly out-of-date.

next(err, name) is called each time an available package is found. This allows for "streaming" the possible names from the registry. If err is an Error, then there was a problem and next will not be called again. name is the available package name.

available.checkName(name, opts, next)

Check if a specific name is available on npm.

If opts.online is true, verify that the names are actually available. Otherwise, a local package name database is used, which may be slightly out-of-date.

If opts.related is true, then this will search for related module names using a thesaurus.

next(err, name) is called each time an available package is found. This allows for "streaming" the possible names from the registry. If err is an Error, then there was a problem and next will not be called again. name is the available package name.

license

MIT. Copyright (c) Feross Aboukhadijeh.